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Graduate Software Engineer

Graduate Software Engineer

  • Location:

    Dorchester, Dorset

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  • Sector:

    Maritime Defence

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  • Contact:

    Katie Robson Hill

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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  • Client:

    Atlas Elektronik UK

Are you looking to join a successful and growing Engineering company? Do you have an interest in the Maritime industry? Morson International are working in partnership with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK in recruiting for their 2020 Graduate Scheme.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK develop, supply and support cutting-edge maritime technology for customers worldwide working closely with the UK Royal Navy to create products which protect lives at sea.

Each year, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK takes on new apprentices and university graduates. They are dedicated to developing the next generation of talent in engineering and technology.

We are currently recruiting for the 2020 Graduate Scheme and are interested in hearing from a range of Graduates looking to progress their career in the Maritime Defence industry.

You will be given guidance and mentoring to develop your skills in supporting a range of tasks.

What we are looking for in you:

  • On course for a degree in software engineering (or related discipline)
  • Understanding of Open Systems Architectures and Principles
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interact with people at all levels both within the company and externally
  • Computer literacy in order to operate information systems. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong team focus
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently at times under own initiative
  • Ability to use own initiative when working under pressure
  • Prioritise and manage personal workload to ensure deadlines are achieved.
  • Willingness to travel in the UK and overseas

Desirable primary software/system skills:

  • Java FX / Java / Netbeans
  • C++ / Visual Studio
  • HMI design and development
  • UML / Enterprise Architect for system design
  • Unit Testing / Unit / CppUnit
  • AtlassianToolset


  • Working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Balancing conflicting requirements
  • Work effectively across multiple departments

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for supporting and delivering key software products across the product lifecycle
  • Working closely with the project teams including the System Design Authority, Engineering Manager and Team Engineers
  • Attending client and supplier meetings.
  • Attending and supporting equipment tests.

More information

Graduate intake planned for October 2020.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

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